Small Enterprise Development Agency (SEDA) is calling on Universities and TVET Colleges to submit proposals for the establishment of the CFERIs. Universities and Colleges will be tasked to drive localisation of local Intellectual Property (IP) commercialisation for local use and Africa’s scale of these new technologies produced by youth start-ups, enterprises and cooperatives.

Universities and TVET Colleges, interested in submitting a proposal, are required to attend a Compulsory Virtual Information/Briefing Session as per the listed details:

  • Date: Friday, 21 July 2021
  • Virtual Platform: Zoom
  • Meeting ID: 965 9128 6240
  • Passcode: 190258

Click here to submit a proposal.


Full description

The Department of Small Business Development (DSBD) through its implementation agency, the Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda), aims to address challenges experienced by youth in accessing entrepreneurial opportunities through partnerships with suitable Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Colleges and Universities to provide Incubation: Technical and Business Development Support to enterprises, through the establishment of Centres for Entrepreneurship Rapid Incubators (CFERIs) in previously underserviced rural and township areas across provinces.

Submissions must include:

  • Executive summary 
  • Business Plan 
  • Background Information
  • Business Objectives 
  • Business and Limitations 
  • Scope, Impact and Interdependencies 
  • Market Assessment 
  • Risk Assessment 
  • Financial Appraisal 
  • Ideal Location 
  • Architectural Designs
  • Project Organisation 
  • Sustainability Plan 
  • Fundraising Plan 

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